Did the Cincinatti Zoo make the right decision in killing Harambe?

Posted by: NewLifeChristian

Recently, the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden came under fire for its decision to shoot and kill a male Silverback gorilla when a four-year-old boy fell into the enclosure. Did the zoo make the right decision? Read more: http://q13fox.com/2016/05/30/gorilla-shot-killed-after-4-year-old-boy-falls-into-zoo-enclosure/

  • Yes, the zoo made the right decision.

  • No, the zoo didn't make the right decision.

69% 18 votes
31% 8 votes
  • While Harambe may not have hurt the child, he easily could have and gorillas have harmed people before. I wouldn't want to take that chance with a child and apparently neither did the zookeepers.

  • Policy is policy. If it killed the kid and they had decided to go against their own rules what then?

  • It was either that or let an innocent kid get hurt or possibly killed.

  • It was a tragedy. It sucks it happened and zoo was just doing what they had to in order to protect the kid. But I don't blame the animal. I blame the parents.

  • Yes, (first) without harambe dying we wouldn't have harambe memes, (second) if he was tranquilized instead of being killed, he couldn't killed the child.

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Kreakin says2016-06-05T18:31:18.1533448Z
It's a shame because the gorilla did look like it was protecting one of it's own.
amazingscholar888 says2016-11-02T03:52:22.6867429Z
I blame the parents.

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